fraulein doktor mademoiselle docteur

Fräulein Doktor or Mademoiselle Docteur was the codename for a female spy who acted on behalf of the German military high command during the First World War. Her real name was Elsbeth (Elisabeth) Schragmüller. She was born in 1887 into an affluent family, which afforded her a good education. Schragmüller was one of the first generation of German women to obtain a university degree. She graduated with a PhD in Political Science from the university of Freiburg in 1913. With the outbreak of the First…Continue Reading “History’s Rebel Girls – Fräulein Doktor”